Bootcamp

24-hour Entrepreneurial Bootcamp

November 17-18

Notman House

The entrepreneurial bootcamp is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for you to validate your business idea with the help of expert-level coachs from the Montreal business sector, reknown trainers and experienced entrepreneurs as part of the University Challenge Leverage Your Idea, presented by the National Bank. With the goal to transform the ideas with the most potential into a concrete business project, you are invited to attend the bootcamp.

During the bootcamp, you will have the opportunity to work with a team on one of the 10 finalist idea and/or the “Popular Vote” idea.

Therefore, you will be able to learn how to validate an idea and elaborate a business plan, whether your idea is selected or not.

First come, first served: places are limited. Online registration will start on November 10, 2017.

 

BOOTCAMP SCHEDULE

Participant's Guide



FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17

4 p.m.    Welcome of participants & opening remarks

Liette Lamonde, executive director of Fondation Montréal inc.
+Biography

William Walcker, Co-founder of Näak
+Biography

5:10 p.m.    Creation of teams

 

5:30 p.m.    Workshop : The value proposition and the customer category

Catherine Beaucage, chargée de projets au Pôle d’entrepreneuriat, repreneuriat, familles en affaires et chargée de cours en management des PME, HEC Montréal
+Biography

6 p.m.          Dinner & coachings

Wael Chiry, Commercial Banking - SME Development, National Bank
+Biography

Julien Le Net, Director of Development, ÉAU
+Biography

Louis Lamarche, President, ASK Marketing
+Biography

Étienne Lapierre, Co-Founder, Alvéole and Poc-Poc
+Biographie

Francis Martel, Account Manager - Commercial Banking, National Bank
+Biographie

Eduardo Orellana,  CEO, Shadesware
+Biography

7:30 p.m.       Workshop : «Acid Test» or summary study of the feasibility of a business project

Luc Giguère, Serial Entrepreneur, CENTECH
+Biography

8 p.m.          Teamwork & coachings

Wael Chiry, Commercial Banking - SME Development, National Bank
+Biographie

Luc Giguère, Serial Entrepreneur, CENTECH
+Biographie

Marianne Head, Co-founder, Corpobids
+Biography

Terence Kao, Executive Director, Wineout
+Biography

Alexandre Laberge, CEO, Fleexer
+Biography

Julien Le Net, Director of Development, ÉAU
+Biography

Francis Martel, Account Manager - Commercial Banking, National Bank
+Biographie

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18

8 a.m.        Welcome breakfast

9 a.m.        Workshop : The secrets of a succesful pitch

Nicolas Synnott, Founder of Front Row Ventures
+Biography

9:30  a.m.  Teamwork & coachings

Benjamin Cabut, CEO, Tadaima
+Biographie

Richard Chénier, Executive Director, CENTECH
+Biography

Julie Hamel, Lead Social Entrepreneurship Coach, District 3
+Biography

Félix Marzell, Président-Fondateur et Designer, Dix au carré
+Biographie

Aymeric Mignot, Cofounder and CEO, Corpobids
+Biography

Amélie Morency, Founder, The Foodroom
+Biography


11:30 a.m.  Lunch Break


NOON       Test your pitch with experts

Benjamin Cabut, CEO, Tadaima
+Biographie

Gabriel Cartier, CEO et Co-Founder, Samsao
+Biographie

Jean-François Cartier, President Samsao
+Biography

Julie Hamel, Lead Social Entrepreneurship Coach, District 3
+Biography

Félix Marzell, Président, Founder and Designer, Dix au carré
+Biographie

Aymeric Mignot, Co-Founder President and Executive director, Corpobids
+Biographie


2 p.m.      Final pitchs in front of jury

Pierre Bilodeau, Commercial Development Director, National Bank
+Biographie

Étienne Crevier, Founder, Biogeniq
+Biographie

Louis-Philippe Dorais, Director of Communications, Le Journal de MontréalLe Journal de Québec and 24 heures
+Biographie

Mélanie Mamet, Operations Directod, 1642 Sodas
+Biographie

Pascal Nataf, CEO, Affordance Studios
+Biographie


4 p.m.     Announcement of winners
                Networking Cocktail

+Jurys bios

+Coachs bios

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